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MSNBC
Aug 1, 2013 12:00am PDT
senators from both parties grilled officials from the fbi and nsa about the lack of transparency around the nation's sprawling surveillance operation. signalling the defunding of the nsa's phone records. they will force the government to reveal how many americans have had their information reviewed by federal agents. this as president obama on the hill today, assured lawmakers he was hearing their concerns about the reach of the nsa and even agreed to meet with a number of them at the white house tomorrow. today meetings came just hours after the administration announced they would be declassifying the now infamous secret court order compelling verizon to hand over all their american customer's phone records in bulk. that was edward snowden's first revelation, the one that kicked this whole thing off. today we got his latest. the piece published by glenn greenwald, with documents provided by snowden, details another nsa surveillance program, a top secret national security agency program that allows analysts to search with no prior authorization through vast databases containing e-mails,
CNN
Aug 18, 2013 6:00am PDT
. >>> the story of egypt takes a dark turn, and the nsa story takes another turn. today -- >> we want egypt to succeed. we want a peaceful, democratic, prosperous egypt. that's our interest. >> american values and american interests. the u.s. may have to choose. we talk with senator john mccain just back from egypt. >>> then, mistakes were made. new revelations about privacy violations at the national security agency. who is watching the watchers? congressman chris van hollen and justin amash join us. and -- >> we want them to look back and say, this is when the rnc got it right. >> republicans reboot in boston and hillary sets up a speaking tour. hello, 2016. our powerhouse political panel sorts it out. then -- the new orleans saints, the oakland raiders and a first down for the girl from pascagoula. an update on sarah thomas. i'm crowley, and this is "state of the union." >>> after days of deadly violence across the country, egypt's interim government is asking the world to listen to its side of the story. members of the foreign ministry released video today of the recent chaos and blamed
Current
Aug 1, 2013 3:00am PDT
, the nsa came underfire in the senate judiciary committee, republicans and democrats raising serious questions about the big phone spying program of nsa. we'll bring you up to date on that and a whole lot more right here on current tv. (vo) current tv gets the conversation started weekdays at 9 eastern. >> i'm a slutty bob hope. the troops love me. tv and radio talk show host stephanie miller rounds out current's morning news block. you're welcome current tv audience for the visual candy. (vo) sharp tongue. >>excuse me? (vo) quick wit. >> and yes, president obama does smell like cookies and freedom. (vo) and above all, opinion and attitude. >> really?! this is the kind of they just pulled freshly from their [bleep]. >> you know what those people are like. >> what could possibly go wrong in eight years of george bush? >> my producer just coughed up a hairball. >>sorry. >>just be grateful current tv doesn't come in "smell-o-vision" >> oh come on! the sweatshirt is nice and all, but i could use a golden lasso. (vo)only on current tv. cenk off air>>> alright in 15 minutes we're going to
PBS
Aug 25, 2013 12:30pm PDT
. it is devast>> spying on americ. the nsa says that was a mistake. >> these are tools that are enemies,to be used on not on americans. >> radley manning. the escalating war on obamacare. >> under no circumstances will i for a continuing resolution that authorizes even one penny to this. >> and the 50th anniversary of the march on washington. >> you look at how far we have come, but we still have so far to go. >> opposition forces claim the syrian government is killing large numbers of civilians, men, women and children with chemical weapons. russia says the rebels stage the attacks to drum up opposition to the asad regime. the asad regime says the claim is baseless. here is what president obama said a year ago. nowe have communicated in uncertain terms what every player in the region -- with every player in the region that that is a line -- red line for us. >> senator john mccain says the red line threat is a joke. >> the president of the united states says it would be a red line and a game changer. he now sees that as a green light. means the word of the president of the united states
CNN
Aug 18, 2013 9:00am PDT
, and the nsa story takes another turn. today -- >> we want egypt to succeed. we want a peaceful, democratic, prosperous egypt. that's our interest. >> american values and american interests. the u.s. may have to choose. we talk with senator john mccain just back from egypt. >>> then, mistakes were made. new revelations about privacy violations at the national security agency. who is watching the watchers? and -- >> we want them to look back and say, this is when the rnc got it right. >> republicans reboot in boston and hillary sets up a speaking tour. hello, 2016. our powerhouse political panel sorts it out. then -- the new orleans saints, the oakland raiders and a first down for the girl from pascagoula. an update on sarah thomas. i'm candy crowley, and this is "state of the union." >>> a new message to row tes pr tos. there is room for everyone. we want to go to cnn's nick paton walsh. nick, tell us about this message and do you see it as a warning or a conciliatory gesture? >> reporter: i think it's important to put it in context. it's in a broader speech in which he makes it clear the a
MSNBC
Aug 16, 2013 11:00am PDT
lawmakers are vowing more oversight amid a new report that the nsa routinely broke privacy rules in its controversial surveillance program. according to "the washington post," the nsa exceeded its legal authority thousands of times since 2008 with unauthorized surveillance of americans or foreign targets on u.s. soil. senate judiciary chairman pat leahy says he plans to hold another hearing on the nsa surveillance program. house speaker nancy pelosi called the report, quote, extremely disturbing in a statement saying in part, congress must conduct rigorous oversight to ensure that all incidents, all incidents of noncompliance are reported to the oversight committees and the fisa court in a timely and comprehensive manner and that appropriate steps are taken to ensure violations are not repeated. the report stems from an nsa audit obtained by the post from leaker edward snowden. kelly o'donnell joins me now. what kind of privacy violations are we talking about? >> what we're learning so far, these are not instances of eavesdropping on conversations or reading e-mails. it's not that kind
FOX News
Aug 18, 2013 9:00am PDT
dropping. the nsa said it made mistakes when it accidentally tapped into your private communications. critics including those here in washington say that's not a good enough excuse. a fair and balanced debate with two key members of congress. >>> hillbilly hoopla. one couple's camouflage wedding came true when a duck dynasty member crashed the wedding. >>> plus, another baseball player off the roster. we'll tell you who he is. i'm shannon bream. america's news headquarters live from the nation's capitol starts right now. >>> and we begin with the chaos in egypt. egyptian forces cracking down on the muslim brotherhood as the military struggles to keep control of the country. they just raided the homes of muslim brotherhood members in an attempt to break up massive protests planned around the supreme court there. more than 800 people have been killed in violent demonstrations in less than a week. could the country be on the brink of civil war? leland vittert is monitoring the latest developments from our middle east bureau. leland? >> reporter: shannon, at least right now it appears so
CSPAN
Aug 4, 2013 10:00am EDT
the nsa is scooping up information about americans, i do not think there is enough transparency. i think we can have more with endangering our safety. of they have a better idea how this court works. -- ao wanted to do another number of other new things. if somebody is going to be charged with a crime, whether it is dna evidence or something, does it meet certain standards so we do not have some of the terrible mistakes we have seen in the past? change the trying to way we sentence people. against mandatory minimums. this is a great idea when they are passed. it sounds better on paper than in practice. >> the fact that you have someone like senator rand paul joining you and senator mike new leaving and prove the chance for passing that sort of the bill? republican thought i have republican cosponsors. the organic farm standards began the huge organic farm movement in this country. a senior republican senator. ink we have become too polarized and to partisan -- too partisan. i want to get republicans on board here at a number of these liberal ornot conservative. it makes good sense. i wou
FOX News
Aug 1, 2013 2:00am PDT
phone was bad. now there's an exclusive report about another secret nsa program. what on earth are they tracking now? we will tell you next. >> our wake up with us series continues long before the sun rose last week i went out to learn what it takes to net a big catch. you can follow me as i head to the high seas to go scalloping. that's ahead. [ female announcer ] it balances you... it fills you with energy... and it gives you what you are looking for to live a more natural life. in a convennt two bar pack. this is nature valley. nature at its most delicious. and experience the connectivity of the available lexus enform, including the es and rx. ♪ this is the pursuit of perfection. ♪ i gotta go deposit a check, transfer some money. so it's your uncle's turn. what? wait, wait, wait... no, no, no, wait, wait. (baby crying) so you can deposit a check... with the touch of a finger. so you can arrange a transfer in the blink of an eye. so you can help make a bond... i got it. that lasts a lifetime. the chase mobile app. so you can. >> sun is starting to come up a little bit out
FOX News
Aug 18, 2013 8:00am PDT
revelations over the scope of nsa surveillance programs. new suggestions that that snooping was worse than it was even thought. >>> more leaked documents show thousands of privacy violations every year. and good morning, everyone. we welcome you to the brand new hour here in america's news headquarters. i'm jamie colby. i'm eric shawn. new evidence coming after repeated assurances from the administration that the nsa never overstepped it' its privay bounds. lawmakers weighing in over whether enough is being done to protect americans' privacy. elizabeth prann live in washington with the latest. good morning, elizabeth. >> reporter: good morning, eric. while the nsa sought to defend its operations, americans learned this week they violated privacy rules on thousands of occasions, whether it was the result of mo monitoring incorret phone calls to the mishandling of telephone data housed in an nsa database. an internal awe its foun audit a housed records five years past their conspiracy day expiration. senator rand paul said the program could be improved and perhaps they need to get the suprem
CSPAN
Aug 4, 2013 6:00pm EDT
's. hearing this week, is getting nsa information on americans, i don't think there is enough transparency. i intend to work for some limitations and have the american people have a better idea how the secret court, the fisa court works. i want to do a number of other things. senator corner of texas and i are working on a way to get forensic labs. if somebody is going to be charged with a crime, and there is dna evidence, there is at least certain standards so we do not have some of the terrible this takes we have seen in the past. i can say that as a former prosecutor. i have also tried to change the way we sentence people. the way the federal judges moved away from mandatory minimums. >> the fact that you have someone like senator rand paul joining you -- this week, senator lee is also interested in doing that. is this a new influx of libertarians leading republicans and improving the chances of passing that sort of bill -- >> i'm hoping so. i've always sought republican cosponsors. i wrote the bill for the organic farms standards, which became a huge organic farm movement in this country.
FOX News
Aug 17, 2013 12:00pm PDT
. now, the nsa calls them mistakes. jennifer griffin in washington for us with details. >> heather, the may 2012 internal nsa audit showed thousands of privacy violations in one year alone. in some cases, the nsa was monitoring the phone records of residents of washington, d.c., whose area code 202 is similar to that of egypt. nsa compliance director john delong said the violations were not willful wior malicious and represented a, quote, minuscule percentage of nsa surveillance activity during a rare conference call by the super-secret spy agency. nsa whistle-blower edward snowden provided newspapers the documents months ago. forrer house speaker nancy pelosi called the revelations extremely disturbing, democratic senator pat leahy plans to hold more judiciary hearings to investigate. >> the nsa has become a menace, and the constitutional rights of americans are under a broad assault here. the fourth amendment right to be free from unreasonable search and seizure, the first amendment right for freedom of speech, these are under attack. >> the chairman of the house and senate intel
CNN
Aug 1, 2013 2:00am PDT
the nsa can monitor you without a warrant. >>> game over for a-rod? the yankees slugger reportedly negotiating a settlement. how long he could be forced to sit out. >> long, long. >> long time. >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to "early start." i'm john berman. >> i'm michael pereira. >>> up first today, it's sentencing day for ariel castro, the ohio man who kept three women imprisoned in his home for at least a decade. castro pleaded guilty last week to more than 090 counts including murder and kidnapping. it was a deal that spared him a possible death sentence and we're expected to hear from one of castro's victims. as new details emerge from this decade of horror. >> reporter: prosecutors failed a sentencing memorandum thursday detailing how he kidnapped amanda berry, gina dejesus and the abuse they endured. they kept a diary. castro also admitted to having the girls chained by their ankles with only one meal a day, showering infrequently. while he had sexual lu assaulted them. he said that he had other victims but some of them made it home and others had not. castro pleaded
FOX News
Aug 11, 2013 7:00am PDT
as nsa is fighting off, i think, unfounded complaints here at home home. by leaking the information, this is the classic jeopardizing sensitive intelligent sources and methods. the fact it was done by our own administration i just think is reprehensible. that's one of the reasons why it's now going to be hard for some period of time to know where al qaeda might strike next or what preparations it's undertaking. precisely because we boasted about listening in to their strategy call. now they'll do it a different way. >> quickly, do you think this was done to try to say the nsa system, the surveillance, actually works? >> there may be some element of that. i must say the information that i think they did receive was serious. i don't think you play around with the lives of our officials overseas or private american citizens. i'd rather err on the side of prudence. >> ambassador john bolton, thanks so much. we certainly hope we got them, get them on the run and nothing, thankfully, will happen. thanks again. >> thank you, eric. >>> fox news alert. u.s. military officials are reporting t
FOX News
Aug 16, 2013 6:00am PDT
the next shoe to drop is. i'm martha maccallum. the nsa reportedly intercepted calls from americans on american soil. many times they say it was by accident. sometimes an area code was a mix-up between egypt and washington, d.c. but either way, when these mistakes were made, although we've been told that the government tried to be as transparent as possible, nobody was told that those mistakes were made and the information that we got in this report from the "washington post" last night comes from edward snowden, the man who leaked the initial information about the nsa program and now has temporary asylum in russia. bill: funny how that works, huh? senior white house foreign affairs correspondent wendell goler is on vacation with the president at martha's vineyard. actually wendell's working. the president is on vacation. what's the white house saying about this, wendell? >> reporter: the white house appears to have been blindsided by this sorry. officials are referring reporters to the national security agency and to senate intelligence committee chair dianne feinstein who says in
Current
Aug 7, 2013 6:00am PDT
america's underpants. i wonder what our prison cells will look like when the nsa has us all arrested for thought crime. that's spectacular. [ applause ] >> that's a huge conspiracy theory. that's like way off the reservation. >> stephanie: that and a few burns and we're ready to go. >> we need to pad captain america's underpants. >> stephanie: who got to teach spinning class yesterday? who was on the big girl bike? >> i didn't teach it but the instructor is injured and she asked me to ride for her yesterday. >> stephanie: i could not be prouder of our little girl. [ ♪ magic wand ] >> it is a lot of pressure to be up on that platform. >> did you tell her that was weakness leaving the body? >> my weakness leaving the body. >> stephanie: very proud of you. here she is, noted spinning instructor, jacki schechner. >> stop it. please. good morning, everybody. if you were early to bed and early to rise like we are, you may have missed the president's appearance on "the tonight show" last night. jay leno got pretty serious with president obama asking him questions about everything from hi
FOX News
Aug 21, 2013 11:00am EDT
is i have for us in washington. catherine, what is the reaction from the nsa? >> reporter: heather, the nsa is pushing back against "the wall street journal" story this morning though officials do not point to a specific claim other than saying the figure of 75% is overly broad. in a statement to fox news a nsa spokesperson says quote, nsa signals intelligence mission is centered on defeating foreign adversaries who are aiming to harm the country. we defend against threats and working to protect privacy rights of u.s. persons. it is not either/or. it is both. the use of the devices that allow the agency to pull data in real time as it passes through web networks. the in. sa's definition of collection relies on an intelligence directive which defines collection as analyzing retrieving information, not actually storing it, heather. heather: catherine, where does it leave the administration? >> reporter: in his most recent comments on the ns aft controversy president obama said more americans learn about the nsa programs and safeguards built into the programs he believes the more comf
FOX News
Aug 11, 2013 4:00pm PDT
the president's ideas pure window dressing. others are defending the nsa and its surveillance of our phone calls and e-mails saying reforms could affect our counterterrorism efforts, in fact, make it dangerous for some of us. elizabeth prann with the news tonight from washington. >> hi, harris. on the heels of president obama's friday press conference we learned the government will continue its nsa surveillance program. there will be additional efforts with congress as well as other means to improve transparency. but that has created debate among lawmakers. the president says he will push for more explanation from the nsa as well as an independent attorney during secret foreign intelligence surveillance court hearings, or fisa hearings. as well as an outside advisory panel to review u.s. surveillance powers. some nsa backers say while its programs are keeping america safe, friday's proposals could slow the efficiency. >> the idea of having a public defender, when really it's a search warrant to the fisa court, which you wouldn't have in a normal criminal case, would slow down the efficacy and ef
MSNBC
Aug 7, 2013 12:00pm PDT
's decision to grant nsa leaker edward snowden asylum. so are we headed toward a modern-day cold war between these two? >> i was disappointed because, you know, even though we don't have an extradition treaty with them, traditionally we have tried to respect if there's a lawbreaker or an alleged lawbreaker in their country. there have been times where they slipped back into cold war thinking and a cold war mentality. what i consistently say to them and what i say to president putin is that's the past. you know e we've got to think about the future. >> mean tiemt, many are expecting more revelations from snowden related to u.s. surveillance programs. administration officials say those very programs helped uncover this latest terror threat, a potential al qaeda plot in the middle east. about a dozen and a half u.s. embassies and consulates are still closed, a precaution taken in response to that intelligence. critics of the government secrecy says the reports of this plot say snowden's leaks are adding transparency without undermining the successful spying operations. in his first public comme
MSNBC
Aug 9, 2013 10:00am PDT
of the nsa program? >> of all things on his plate, snowden leaks, the question of what does nsa do and what is surveillance about, politically had a bigger impact than the other various controversy. some argue are politically driven and others more serious than that. this one had the actual impact when you look at the polls it's that's where you see skepticism rising among particularly among folks under the age of 40 who spent a lot of time online and he has been getting a lot of advice, the president has, from outside advisers saying you have to be more public in explaining and if your going to defend and in defending. create more transparency and do these things. you have to get out there and explain these programs because you're taking on water on this topic with a group of voters and a group of americans who are inclined to be supportive of you on other things. you can't afford to lose another piece of the american electorate because you have other things you have to push. >> and this comes after congressional leaders met with him for 90 minutes ten days ago. they told him that there ha
FOX News
Aug 26, 2013 8:00am PDT
new stories. >> inyou had concluding this one, jon, busted for buging? a new report says the nsa cracked videoconferencing system at u.n. and apparently that is not all. >>> plus jody arias is back before a judge. today we could learn when the retrial of the convicted killer's penalty phase will begin. >>> and there is talk about making an entrance? bandits storm a pawn shop. why what they got away with has police very worried. it is all happing right now. jon: good morning to you, with us today, is arthel neville. in for jenna lee. arthel: we'll start with this, jon. a-team of u.n. inspectors coming under sniper fire in damascus. a spokesman saying it happened while they were on their way to inspect the site where hundreds of people were killed in a reported chemical attack last week. for days syria wouldn't let the team go near the site. the government finally agreeing to allow the inspectors to visit that starting today but a senior u.s. official dismissed the offer as too late to be credible saying crucial evidence could have already been destroyed. leland vittert is live in
CSPAN
Aug 20, 2013 5:00pm EDT
have posted and explanations. so i will talk to you very thatly about the nsa, and is something i have been very involved with, trying to rein in the out-of-control nature of what is going on right now with our surveillance programs, and that is something that i have spent, as you have probably seen from the news, a lot of time doing over the past couple of months. doing himsa has been as has been declassified now, is collecting the phone records of every single person in the united states, regardless of whether you are under suspicion of anything, so, in other words, the nsa has a database, and they actually collect every time you call someone. they collect the call that was made. they tell you which numbers were connected, the duration of the call, and they keep other sorts onwhat they call metadata your calls. they have been doing this for quite some time, but it was thently disclosed, and problem, of course, is they are doing it without any suspicion. it does not matter if you have a connection to a terrorist or not. they decided that they have the authority to gather up everyone's
Current
Aug 12, 2013 6:00am PDT
there, chris lavoie, jim ward. before we -- lots of big news obviously, nsa, all of that stuff. however, more importantly, nancy in ohio says omg, thanks to listening to a steph cast, only $4.95 a month, and then taking a shower that sound of trying to get the last drops of shampoo out of my bottle will never sound the same. it sounds exactly like turtle sex. eh, eh. >> stephanie: you don't want to wait. just that last little -- i apologize for that. [ applause ] >> wow! >> stephanie: all right. >> she thought of this when she was in the shower. >> it sounded like someone else's faucet? >> stephanie: right. the guy didn't repair his faucet correctly. that's how it sounds when he needs water. all right. in the meantime, because we should just start monday, we should start the week with some weirdness. >> yeah? >> stephanie: rocky mountain mike for some reason has decided to combine turtle sex, dana loesch, cody the screaming dog and barry white. why not? >> because he can. ♪ >> stephanie: that's weird. [dana loesch screaming] >> wow. >> like having sex with mitch mcconnell. >> stephani
FOX News
Aug 1, 2013 12:00pm PDT
in which he blamed his addiction, blamed the fbi, blamed just about everybody except himself. plus, the nsa leaker and fugitive ed snowden walking free in russia, after more than a month holds up in an airport there. now some u.s. lawmakeres are calling roche's move, quote, a slap in the face. >> we are awaiting a bombshell that could rock major league baseball. officials set to hand down punishment in the steroid scandal and it could be big trouble for a-rod, the highest paid player in the history of the game, all of that straight ahead unless breaking news changes everything. >>> first from fox at 3:00. there was harmony in the house where he held three women captive in chains for more than a decade, and the sex he had with them was mostly consentual. those incredible claims from ariel castro in court today as he faced one of the three survivors of his abuse who told him his time in hell is just beginning. all of that before big sentenced to life in prison no life of parole. and today relatives of the victims telling the court how those women are greg stronger each day, and then the third
MSNBC
Aug 16, 2013 10:00am PDT
snowden reveals that the nsa broke the rules, violating americans' privacy thousands of times per year. >>> and the priebus ultimatum. republicans have voted to boycott nbc and cnn as debate sponsors if the networks do not scrap their hillary clinton 234ri78s. -- films. >> a network that spends millions of dollars to spotlight hillary clinton is a network with an obvious bias, and that's a network that won't be hosting a single republican primary debate. >>> good day to you, i'm peter alexander wrapping up this week for my friend, andrea mitchell. today tens of thousands of muslim brotherhood members across egypt are refusing to back down to the interim government guided by the nation's military. once again there have been deadly consequences there. nbc's ayman mohyeldin, we want to get to him right away, he is live for us in cairo right now. ayman, more casualties after what was already the worst mass killing in that country's modern history. before we ask you a thought about what's going on now, i want to show you a picture that struck us this morning. this was taken near alexandria,
MSNBC
Aug 18, 2013 9:00am PDT
to that new "the washington post" report concerning the nsa. the report says the nsa broke privacy rules or overstep its legal authority thousands of time each year since 2008. >>> it's not a problem. it worked. if you have 99.9% compliance and so few reporting errors this came from an internal report which then becomes part of an overall ig report. i'm on the intelligence committee. i'm satisfied we're told. >> the problem and there is a real problem with the system. it's a black box, the fisa court is a secret tribunal issuing secret opinions making secret law and a lot of it completely unavailable to members even of the foreign intelligence committee. >> those documents published by the "the washington post" were leaked by edward snowden. >>> this weekend has been a wash out in parts of the south. heavy rains flooded several streets in north carolina and more rain is expected through the weekend. will it end? when is the question. we have more on that. >> we're still keeping an eye on the rain up and down the east coast. it's streaming in off the gulf of mexico and the southeast will
MSNBC
Aug 2, 2013 10:00am PDT
, the state department is going to be extra careful. >>> thin ice. nsa leaker edward snowden's temporary asylum in moscow is creating new tensions between the u.s. and russia. the white house is rethinking a long planned summit with the russian president in september. tough talk from the hill on the putin problem. >> russia has stabbed us in the back and each day that snowden is allowed to roam free is another twist of the knife. considering the actions of putin today, the president should consider moving the g-20 summit. >>> check out this fancy footwork caught on a restaurant surveillance camera. we've heard of cat burglars, but look at this bear in colorado springs back pedals out door with not one but two garbage dumpsters of food. that's a much more impressive loot than even yogi bear's coveted picnic basket. . >>> good day. i'm andrea mitchell in washington. the state department has sent a warning to u.s. citizens today about what it calls a continued potential for terrorist attacks particularly in the middle east and north africa. this comes after yesterday's announcement that nea
Current
Aug 5, 2013 6:00am PDT
, to me, that's a big tummy rub for the nsa program. >> stephanie: i know. but then i can't help when i hear people that i trust whethe% it is al franken or dianne feinstein, if we get hit again because of that tool, rand paul, say good-bye to all of our civil liberties. and i include glen greenwald in that jack a lope. jim, you're sometimes on the side of this, i understand. that's the piece i was thinking. i think it might have been tomasky. talking about this. that's what he really fears is that if we get hit again, forget any of our civil liberties. that's why i think there has to be a balance between, you know, this nsa stuff and security. and i know i will get more letters calling me a neocon. jim, you have to believe there are terrorists throughout that want to kill us. >> sure. >> stephanie: little disconcerting there are the prison breaks, al-qaeda people everywhere and anniversary of 9-11 is coming up this sunday. the end of ramadan. i think there is a reason. >> a month from sunday. >> stephanie: right. there was some reason they thought yesterday might have been a target. it
CNN
Aug 16, 2013 2:00pm PDT
and we're going to take a look at what's happened at the nsa and whether that changes any minds about collecting data. >> and a little politics as well. >> we'll have a lot of politics. >> coming up, a huge decision for major league baseball. could it change america's favorite pastime as we know it? i'll ask the radio voice of the los angeles dodgers, charlie steiner. plus a major new york city bridge engulfed in heavy black smoke. we're going to tell you what caused it and just how serious it is. stay with us. you're "the situation room." and i know the results will be fantastic! find out why more than two million members count on angie's list. angie's list -- reviews you can trust. ♪ hooking up the country whelping business run ♪ ♪ build! we're investing big to keep our country in the lead. ♪ load! we keep moving to deliver what you need. and that means growth, lots of cargo going all around the globe. cars and parts, fuel and steel, peas and rice, hey that's nice! ♪ norfolk southern what's your function? ♪ ♪ helping this big country move ahead as one ♪ ♪ norfolk s
FOX News
Aug 4, 2013 1:00pm PDT
, dc. greg fallout surrounding n.s.a. leaker edward snowden and questions of his status answered when russia granted him temporary asylum but now new concerns are being raised that members of congress are being denied access to important information on n.s.a. programs. peter doocy is reporting from washington. >> if it wasn't for edward snowden most members of congress would have no idea how the n.s.a. operates. that is according to a republican who now is calling the n.s.a. leaker a whistleblower. >> without his doing what he did, members of congress what now have known about it and there are allegations this information was given to congress. congress passed the patriot act and they passed the amendments act but members were not aware on the whole what the programs were used for. >> the joint chiefs chairman could not disagree more and the general said it would not surprise him if china and russia have already downloaded all the secrets on his computers. >> he is not doing this to make a statement or stir debate but caused considerable damage to our intelligence architecture. our ad
FOX News
Aug 19, 2013 8:00am PDT
that n.s.a. snooping was more extensive than we thought as more leaked documents show thousands of privacy violations every year. katherine is live in d.c. taking a look at this. i guess there are people on both sides of the aisle in opposition to the programs, right? >> well, there are. what is striking about the latest revelations is that democrats and republicans believe the n.s.a. has not followed the rules laid down by congress. as for the president who returned last night from vacation, on the sunday talk shows a long time republican critic of government surveillance programs said mr. obama bears some of the blame. >> he thinks that if he gets some lawyers together from the n.s.a. and they do a power point presentation and tell him everything is okay, that the n.s.a. can police themselves. >> the n.s.a. says that thousands of violations were unintentional and steps were taken to limit or mitigation the american civil liberties. republicans and democrats are not satisfied. the broib is justified. >> getting all of the phone calls from all americans in the united states unde
FOX News
Aug 11, 2013 3:00pm PDT
and there is no rampant violation of privacy. >> it is interesting, senator lieberman, the president criticized n.s.a. leaker edward snowden as no patriot and he and the administration have been tougher and charged him with violating espionage but in effect, he was saying the leaks had raised legitimate concerns on the part of the american people about whether their privacy is being violated. does that cast the hole snowed were case in a different light? >>guest: i hope not. i believe the programs are critically important to our security almost is no ever presented that n.s.a. surveillance programs have compromised anyone's civil liberties or privacy. this is anxiety that has been aroused by the revelation. i think the president so far has stood by the programs and defended them. obviously, snowen, in my opinion, he is a criminal and he is the reason why the president said what he did on friday. the president was interesting he said in an indirect way he continues to have confidence in the n.s.a. surveillance program but he wants to act a
CBS
Aug 18, 2013 8:30am PDT
're going see happen is that there's going to be much more robust oversight over the n.s.a. there is failed oversight right now. and the fact that there is all this activity going on that we don't know about, and they spoon-feed to the intelligence committees of both houses what they want to tell them. and for any of us to say that we know what's going on in the n.s.a. i would find very suspect. i think we've got to provide whistle-blower protection to those who serve in the intelligence community so there is somewhere they can go to report misdeeds without being subject to criminal prosecution. >> schieffer: do you think that edward snowden was a whistle blower? he's being called everything from a whistle blow? he's being called everything from a traitor to a defector because he leaked some of this information. >> i think jury is still out on whether he's a trait oregon a whistle-blower. but i do think he has highlighted some extraordinary misdeeds and i do think that we've got to create an avenue so that persons within the military, if persons within the intelligence community and defense
CNN
Aug 23, 2013 3:00am PDT
when they come back and the nsa scandal, the surveillance programs and his defense of it. >> and do people have confidence in their government because of the information coming to light because of the surveillance programs. we'll get to that but there is a lot of news developing at this hour. let's get straight to michaela for the latest. >> state of emergency declared in california after the rim fire more than triples in size. that massive spreading fire near yosemite has scorched more than 63,000 acre, shut down businesses and forced tourists to clear out. this is what the fire fight looks from the air, a c-130 dropping fire te tarred ant on the inferno. containment decreased from 5% wednesday to 1% thursday night. >>> army private bradley manning wants to live as a woman and be called chelsea manning. officials say manning will receive mental health counseling at leavenworth but the army does not provide hormone therapy for gender identity disorder. >>> in spokane, washington, police are looking for two teenage suspects who they say beat a world war ii veteran to death. investiga
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